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Gold-weight in the shape of a curved rod with three round protrusions on the wider end. The opposite end tapers into a rounded point. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.510
Gold-weight in the shape of an undulating line with incised knobs at both ends and an incised rectangle across the middle. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.502
A brass container with a round body and a short neck. The stopper is connected to the bottle by a string, to which a small metal scoop is attached. The body of the container is decorated with a grid-like pattern and an undulating line around the top and bottom edge. The top edge of the neck has a rope or braid-like pattern. 
Container
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.33
A cast brass container with a round body and a short neck. At the bottom of the container is a knob-like projection. The body of the container is decorated with incised lines and raised, undulating lines around the top and bottom edge. Near the neck is a small loop. The top of the container is closed with a wooden stopper. 
Container
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.35
Hand-held bell with a short handle ending in a loop. One side of the handle has a design of incised, diagonal lines. The top of the bell is decorated with horizontal grooves and the bottom edge is decorated with a grid-like design. 
Bell
1890 – 1910
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.39
A wide brass bracelet, decorated along the top and bottom edge with three rows of alternating diagonal lines between two wide, raised lines. 
Bracelet
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.43
A flat brass bracelet with two central circles. On each side there are alternating rows of a rope-like pattern and three incised grooves. 
Bracelet
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.44
A brass bracelet with a design of central concentric circles edged by triangles. On each side are incised horizontal grooves. Much of the design on the bracelet has worn away. 
Bracelet
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.45
An apron made from yellow, blue, and red beadwork in a pattern of alternating bands of triangles and stripes. There are two strings attached to the top of the apron, to tie around the waist. The bottom edge is decorated with a fringe of cowrie shells. 
Beaded Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.25
A brass bracelet in the shape of a flattened double cone. There is no decoration on the bracelet, but much of the surface is scratched. 
Bracelet
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.48
Apron in the form of fiber fringe attached to a woven loop at the top. Over the fiber is rectangular red and white beadwork with a pattern of triangles and small dots. 
Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.49
Apron with a fringe made of string, attached to three leather rods connected by three bands of metal. The bands of metal are decorated with orange and grey concentric circles. 
Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.50
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